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Love and Hate; October 10, 2019


Proverbs 8:13 To fear the Lord is to hate evil; I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech. Reading the benefits of wisdom that follow this, it would seem almost automatic that people would desire and seek wisdom, … Continue reading

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God’s Mercy on our Weaknesses; October 3, 2019


Psalm 145:8-9 The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love. The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made. This is another acrostic Psalm, laid out according to the letters … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Authority; September 28, 2019


Psalm 130:3-4 If you, O Lord, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness; therefore you are feared. This anonymous Psalm is deeply insightful. In the first place, it is fully aware … Continue reading

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Sin and Judgment; August 28, 2019


Psalm 94:8-9 Take heed, you senseless ones among the people; you fools, when will you become wise? Does he who implanted the ear not hear? Does he who formed the eye not see? There were several verses in this Psalm … Continue reading

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Class Action Prayer; August 18, 2019


Psalm 70:4 But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who love your salvation always say, “Let God be exalted!” David was in another tough spot here, but he knew better than to make … Continue reading

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Sin and Salvation; August 10, 2019


Psalm 57:6 They spread a net for my feet— I was bowed down in distress. They dug a pit in my path— but they have fallen into it themselves. I can imagine David’s delight at being able to write this. … Continue reading

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Confession; July 29, 2019


Psalm 32:5 Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord”— and you forgave the guilt of my sin. This Psalm has several dearly-loved passages … Continue reading

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